SHS academics elected as Fellows of the British Academy
26 July 2022
Four leading academics from the Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences have been elected as Fellows of the British Academy
The British Academy, founded in 1902, is the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences, and brings together over 1600 leading minds in these subjects from the UK and overseas.
It is also a funding body for research - nationally and internationally - and a forum for debate and engagement.
The four SHS academics who have been elected as British Academy Fellows are:
- Professor Richard Bellamy, Professor of Political Science at the Department of Political Science, The School of Public Policy
- Professor Nicola Miller, Professor of Latin American History and Director of Institute of Advanced Studies
- Professor Eleanor Robson, Professor of Ancient Middle-Eastern History at the History Department
- Professor Uta Schonberg, Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics
They join 3 more Fellows from UCL who have been elected to the Fellowship. In total, they join another 78 Fellows who have been elected to the Fellowship, including 52 UK Fellows, 29 Corresponding Fellows and four Honorary Fellows.
Professor Jennifer Hudson, Interim Dean of the Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences said:
On behalf of the entire Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences, I offer my wholehearted congratulations to Professors Richard Bellamy, Nicola Miller, Eleanor Robson and Uta Schonberg who have been awarded a prestigious Fellowship of the British Academy. It is a pleasure to see these world-leading and transformative research leaders recognised by the Academy.
A big congratulations on this fantastic achievement!
- British Academy
- Professor Richard Bellamy’s academic profile
- Professor Nicola Miller’s academic profile
- Professor Eleanor Robson’s academic profile
- Professor Uta Schonberg’s academic profile
- UCL Department of Political Science
- UCL Institute of Advanced Studies
- UCL Department of Economics
- UCL Department of History
- UCL Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences
Top (left to right): Professor Nicola Miller, Professor Eleanor Robson. Bottom (left to right): Professor Richard Bellamy, Professor Uta Schonberg.